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Re: port-amd64/53738: the bootloader does not accept console inputs in PCEngines APU2
On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 16:50:01 +0000 (UTC)
Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost> wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-amd64/53738; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Martin Husemann <martin%duskware.de@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: port-amd64/53738: the bootloader does not accept console inputs
> in PCEngines APU2
> Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2018 17:48:53 +0100
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 04:25:00PM +0000, clare%csel.org@localhost wrote:
> > >How-To-Repeat:
> > 1. get APU2D4 system board from PCEngines.
> > 2. get most recent mainline BIOS (firmware) from github
> > and install to the box. https://pcengines.github.io/
> > 3. installboot -v -o console=com,speed=115200 [device] [bootxx]
> Not sure what "console=com" will do, but according to the man page
> it should be console=com0 - and it will use the hardware addresses that
> the BIOS tells it, so maybe some bios settings are breaking things.
> If the bios only does serial, it may be worth to try console=pc instead
> and rely on the bios redirection.
console=com0,speed=115200,ioaddr=0x3f8 does not work for the APU2,
but console=pc does. The its BIOS does redirection, but the kernel
did not know about serial console.
the APU2 have no video hardware.
using console=pc is acceptable, but detecting serial console is the
Shinichi Doyashiki <clare%csel.org@localhost>
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